Improving your sustainability improves business
Sustainable retail on the rise
Many large retail businesses are making significant changes to reduce their carbon footprint, monitor waste and ensure that the working environment of their staff is safe and fair. Although smaller retail companies do not have the same issues this does not mean that they can ignore the need to be sustainable. Consumers are growing more concerned with the impacts of fast fashion and are consciously choosing to not shop with these brands, instead they are turning to items that have been manufactured and marketed in the most sustainable way possible.
3 top causes of emissions in retail
Heating or air-conditioning or lighting
Average retail emissions
By analysing trends and data through Zellar Panorama, a
UK retailer on average emits 22.2 tonnes of CO2
through their electricity and gas consumption per year.
What is a sustainable retailer?
The leaders in sustainable retail are setting up the path to revolutionise their industry through bringing sustainability to the centre of their brand and business strategy. Becoming a sustainable retailer takes into consideration every aspect of the product life cycle from design to sale, and use, reuse, repair, remake and recycle. At the heart of every step the environment and communities involved is a top priority.
Why is sustainability so important to retail?
How Zellar helps retail
There is a programme unique to retailers, providing benchmarks, insights, behaviours, investments, and local offsets.
All in one place:
Retail owners can access all the key components that make up their sustainability programme in one place.
One annual payment:
We’re making sustainability accessible and affordable for all retailers with pricing starting at £125 per annum.
How does it work:
A simple sign-up process, leads retailers into their custom sustainability programme that can be followed at their own pace.